1980 - ?

Helen Maxfield

As Helen Elizabeth Watkins, she was born at Wolverhampton in 1980, her mother's maiden name was Lawrence. Helen graduated with B.A. (Hons.) in Art from Lancaster University in 2001 and moved to Suffolk where she studied under Jude Lockie [q.v.]. She married in Suffolk in 2004, Kenneth Maxfield and paints under the name of Helen Maxfield. A printmaker, specialising in hand burnished linocuts created in her studio, near Ipswich and is also a painter in acrylic and watercolour. Her current interests are familiar subject matters of animals, plants & flowers, landscapes and people and tends to swing between linoprints and paintings, with inspiration normally evolving through the process of observational drawing and developing these drawings into linocut designs. She also runs untutored life drawing sessions in the local Ringshall Village Hall. Helen exhibits from Needham Market, Suffolk at 'Art on the Prom' at Felixstowe, Suffolk and at many other venues including Stradbroke, Hadleigh, Sproughton, Stowmarket in Suffolk, Diss in Norfolk and Great Horkesley in Essex.

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